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A general view of the Mountains ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor athletes village on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

VALUES: The IOC will require future Olympic host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry caused by Russia's adoption of a law banning so-called gay "propaganda" before Sochi 2014

Deborah Lovely of Australia attempts a lift in the women's +75kg weightlifting event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

WEIGHTLIFTING: Deborah Acason will lead a seven-strong Australian weightlifting team to this year’s World Champs in what is likely to be her last appearance for Australia.

Rohan Dennis of Australia in action in the Elite Men's Individual Time Trial on day four of the UCI Road World Championships on September 24, 2014 in Ponferrada, Spain. Dennis finished fifth and just 17 seconds off the podium.

CYCLING: Rohan Dennis, 24, claimed a top five finish in the elite men’s time trial at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain.

AWARDS: Seven superb athletes have been nominated for “The Don” Award, for Australia's most inspiring athlete, and Olympians dominate the list.

Nick Green Chef de Mission

CYCLING: The Australian Olympic Committee congratulates Executive Member and 2012 Team Chef de Mission Nick Green OAM on his appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer of Cycling Australia.

Alanna Kennedy of Australia shoots at the Vietnam goal during the AFC Women's Asian Cup Group A match between Vietnam and Australia at Thong Nhat Stadium on May 18, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

GAMES: Australia and New Zealand could gain entry into future Asian Games along with the rest of Oceania, the insidethegames.biz website reported on Sunday

Australian bronze medallists Lisa Darmanin and Jason Waterhouse celebrate in the Nacra17 class at the 2014 ISAF World Sailing Championships in Santader, Spain.

SAILING: Australia won two bronze medals on the final day of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, bringing the overall Australian medal tally to four – including one gold (470M), one silver (Laser) and two bronze (49er, Nacra17).

Australia Coach Alen Stajcic during the AFC Women's Asian Cup Group A match between Australia and Japan at Thong Nhat Stadium on May 14, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

FOOTBALL: There's more to the Australian Women's Football Team than Ellyse Perry, says new coach Alen Stajcic, who feels he can unearth the next big stars in women's football.

Australian paddler Jessica Fox celebrates winning the K1W at the 2014 World Championships at Deep Creek, USA. Fox also won the C1W at the event to win the historic double and defend her C1W world title from 2013.

CANOE/KAYAK: Jessica Fox has created history winning gold in the K1W and C1W events at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.

Liz Cambage #14 of Australia looks to move the ball in the post in the first half against Tina Charles #14 of United States during the Women's Basketball semifinal on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena.

BASKETBALL: Injury has ruled Australian basketball star Liz Cambage out of the World Championship in a massive blow for the women's national team and the London Olympian.